About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan on Alzheimer's

When Did You First Suspect a Loved One Had Alzheimer’s?

In this case, it was a tip-off from a cocker spaniel.

Sugar and Alzheimer's

How Cutting Back on Sugar Can Help Fight Alzheimer's

Apparently, a sweet tooth can cause more than cavities.

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Edward Grinnan

Surprised by a God-Given Miracle of Memory

An Alzheimer’s patient unexpectedly unearths a shared moment from the past with her son.

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Edward Grinnan

Finding a New Kind of Family in a Memory Care Unit

In the throes of Alzheimer’s, a mom discovers care, support and even a “lifelong” friend.

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Edward Grinnan on Alzheimer's vaccine

Would You Take a Vaccine That Prevents Alzheimer’s?

As medical treatment evolves, here are some questions to answer.

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Edward Grinnan

Shopping with a List—For the First Time

Maybe it was time to accept that everyone forgets stuff as they age.

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A woman meets with her doctor

The Truth About Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

Many understandably associate dementia with aging, but it can impact younger people, too.

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Edwatd Grinnan with Gracie; photo by Katye Martens Brier

A Normal Memory Lapse or a Harbinger of Dementia?

Guideposts’ editor-in-chief reveals a common fear: that a normal loss of memory might mean something more dire.

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A caregiver comforts an Alzheimer's patient

The Angels Who Carried His Mother Home

Summoned to his mother's hospice bedside, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan learned that she was in good hands for her homeward journey.

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Tony Bennett in concert, 2007

How Music Helps Tony Bennett Battle Alzheimer’s

Though dealing with dementia, the singer still makes his way to the studio.

A woman eating a healthy bowl of fruit with a companion.

Why Nutrition Is Important for People with Alzheimer’s

Dementia may lead to a loss of appetite, so ensuring a proper diet is key to health.

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A senior couple having a chat and coffee break on their sofa at home.

How to Approach a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and Understanding What Follows

What to do if you suspect a loved one may have Alzheimer's disease

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A pair of Alzheimer's patients and the lovely family caregivers

The Fight to End Alzheimer's Begins With You

Join the Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry and create a legacy for generations to come.

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A caregiving daughter's hand rest on her mother's shoulder

Remembering His Mom, Years After Losing Her to Alzheimer's

Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan shares his mother's battle with the disease and the challenges millions of Alzheimer's caregivers face.

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Women calling Alzheimer's Association Helpline

Top 5 Questions Caregivers Ask About Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association Helpline shares the most common questions—and answers—on caring for someone with Alzheimer's.

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Kristy Dewberry

Lessons Learned from Caring for a Mother with Alzheimer's

Kristy Dewberry offers inspiring and helpful advice based on her own experiences while caring for a mother who has Alzheimer's.

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